Stephen M. Maurer

Articles by Stephen M. Maurer

1 May 2013
Corporate sustainability issue

Advanced technologies for making chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons can be purchased from hundreds of companies around the world. But negotiating treaties to regulate this trade would take years—and even then, many governments lack the will or resources to enforce them.

1 January 2010
Voluntary standards in the synthetic biology industry point a way forward to controlling many emerging and potentially dangerous technologies, even as they become easier to acquire than ever before and traditional government controls
1 November 2007
Protecting the public from the risks of synthetic biology depends on the scientific community's will, capacity, and commitment to regulate itself.